Trad Madness

The blogosphere got schooled this week—prep schooled that is. Heavy Tweed Jacket unearthed a 1973 photo essay titled, "Take Ivy, Back to Campus." The title was, of course, a tribute to the rare 1960s coffee table book that was just featured on eBay's Insider Blog for the prices a copy fetches. The New York Times reports that despite the recession, men are still looking for the perfect pair of khakis and a nice madras bow tie. And All Plaidout offers some insight into L.L. Bean's resurrection of the Norwegian sweater.

Vintage Boots
Bloggers don't care that it's summer. They've got boots on the brain.